The University of Westminster’s Department of Architecture has awarded 38 students with over £13,000 worth of prizes.

Pioneering research conducted by Dr Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Transport in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster, has helped transform the policy mindset on cycling and paves the way for increased cycling participation in the future.

Award-winning architect Michael Manser, known for his pioneering Modernist houses and as the founder of the Manser Medal, has died aged 87.

Senior Lecturer in Planning and Course Leader of the new Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course Dr Giulio Verdini has been invited to talk at the Second UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit which took place between 6-8 June.

We are pleased to report that Anthony Lavers and the University Grants Sub-committee of the Society of Construction Law have approved an application for a student prize and Construction Law books.

FAB FEST is a new summer festival, celebrating design and making, with live music and entertainment. It is hosted this summer by the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment and the Fabrication Laboratory at the University of Westminster.

Eminent designer Sadie Morgan, Co-Founding Director at dRMM Architects and Design Chair at High Speed Two (HS2), will open the University of Westminster’s architecture and interiors students’ end-of-year-exhibition, OPEN 2016, on 16 June, as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2016.

The Department of Property and Construction at the University of Westminster is launching a new Digital Construction MOOC (Massive, Open, Online Course) in collaboration with The B1M.

Co-Founder of drMM Architects, and winner of the 2015 CBI First Woman Award, Professor Sadie Morgan will be joining the University of Westminster as a Professor in Interior Architecture.

Senior Lecturer in Transport Dr Rachel Aldred has been shortlisted for the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) 2016 Celebrating Impact Prize.

Senior Lecturer in Planning, Dr Giulio Verdini, has been appointed Course Leader for University of Westminster’s new Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours degree. The course will be running for the first time from September 2016.

The University of Westminster has announced the winners of the first Latitudes International Design Challenge, a competition set up to connect architecture students across the globe to learn about climate change in different geographical regions and co-produce solutions through environmental design.

Dr James Morgan, who is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Events, has given a presentation at the Embassy Magazine Event Expo 2016.

Members of staff from the Centre for Urban Infrastructures in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment organised a three-day seminar as part of a collaborative agreement with the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University, Shanghai.

Head of the Department of Property and Construction, Jane Wright, has been elected as the new Chair of the prestigious Council of the Heads of the Built Environment (CHOBE).

A large group of postgraduate architecture students travelled to India together with their tutors to learn about Indian urbanism and architecture.

Students from the Department of Architecture have been awarded scholarships of £1,000 per project by architectural practice Robin Partington and Partners (RPP) as part of their second annual awards.

The University of Westminster hosted the fifth annual Women in Property (WiP) speed interviewing and networking event attended by Property and Construction students.

The winners of the University of Westminster’s International Design Competition, jointly run with the National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA) India and Massive Small have been announced.

Students from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment have publicly exhibited their work relating to migration in the Design Museum.

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment is delighted to announce that long term partners VOLA UK have renewed and increased their awards given annually to Interior Architecture students in recognition of their talent and excellence.

This year’s Tourism and Events Careers Panel, organised by third year BA Tourism and Events Management students in conjunction with Tourism lecturers from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, took place at the University of Westminster’s Marylebone Campus.

Susannah Hagan has been appointed as a new Professor of Architecture in the University’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

Economist Noble Francis joined the University of Westminster as a Visiting Professor bringing his expertise in economics and construction to the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

A student from the Department of Property and Construction was recently the 500,000th visitor to the Supreme Court since it opened its doors to public visits.

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